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For help with minor home repairs in the City of Plano, you can contact one of the following: (1) Plain-O Helpers – 469-366-4286 or www.plain-o-helpers.org; Plain-O Helpers is a Christian based handyman program of seniors helping other seniors in the City of Plano with minor home maintenance and repairs; (2) Rebuilding Together Greater Dallas – 972-245-6900 or www.rebuildingdallas.org; Rebuilding Together provides necessary home repairs for low-income veterans, elderly and disabled individuals at no cost.
The Community Services division of the City of Plano offers two programs for major home repairs: (1) The Great Update Rebate – www.plano.gov/greatupdaterebate and (2) Housing Rehabilitation Program – www.planorehab.org
The Volunteers in Plano (VIP) program within the City of Plano has volunteer opportunities that may meet the court-ordered requirements.
The City of Plano funds a rent/utility assistance program; the program is administered by The Assistance Center of Collin County. They can be reached at 972-422-1850. You can also access an online directory of non-profit agencies who offer assistance programs at www.collincares.org
There is no fee to attend the First Time Homebuyer Class and the class includes a manual and lunch.
To be eligible for the down payment assistance, the property must be located in the city limits of Plano.